In our ‘hurry up and get things done’ world, it’s very easy to overlook the importance of relaxation. Everyone, it seems, has to hustle and run every step of the way to success.

But it’s equally important to slow down and relax every once in a while. The stress of staying on the go and moving all the time will soon take a toll on our bodies.

What do the experts say about the importance of relaxation?

One thing all of them agree on regarding the importance of relaxation is just that: It’s important. Our bodies were not designed to stay on the go all day, most of the night, get a couple hours sleep, then go again. Before long, we begin breaking down physically and emotionally.

Another thing the experts agree on regarding the importance of relaxation is that it’s different for different people. There are some who regard sitting in the backyard swing in the spring and sipping a favorite beverage to be the height of relaxation. Others say getting in a brisk workout and sitting in the sauna afterward is the best way to relax.

Whatever works for you is the best way to relax. Whatever gives you a break from your daily routine will allow you to recharge your internal physical and emotional batteries.

And that’s the idea behind the importance of relaxation. To recharge, to do something different, to do something that energizes you. Then you’ll be able to return to whatever your daily routine is with a renewed sense of being able to do what it takes to do your job.

One thing to keep in mind is this: Your daily routine becomes stressful after a while. No matter what it is. And that stress builds up in your body and your mind until at some point something breaks.

That’s the reason behind the importance of relaxation.

So you don’t get to the point of something breaking.

And one of the best ways to relax is to get away from your routine. Finding a quiet, comfortable place to enjoy relaxing. A bed and breakfast is ideal.

And the ideal bed and breakfast in the Sunapee/Dartmouth region is Follansbee Inn. Call 603.927.4221. Or visit Come see us along the shores of Kezar Lake for an enjoyable and relaxing time.